Tag Archive: Pixar Method

Using the Pixar Method to Tell a Story

The view from the Crown Room of the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco where I learned about the Pixar Method. The Golden Gate Bridge is very clear this day. This image tells a great story about San Francisco.

In education, we sometimes have a terrible habit of letting things like mission, vision, values and goals tell the whole story. Sometime we present data in ways we hope conveys our message. We may have a very elaborate set of…
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School Board Audience: The End of “School”

This image is taken from the inside of an abandoned school. I would imagine a school board would have held meetings here.

This post is a derivative of a previous post. This one is written for a school board audience.  For many generations, “school” has been a place students attended with little control over time and place. Year to year, the school board would oversee…
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Parent Audience: The End of “School”

This image shows a sunrise. It's meant to be an image of hope for a parent.

This post is a derivative of a previous post. This one is written for a parent audience.  For many generations, “school” has been a place children attended with little control over time and place. Year to year, parents trusted their children to “school” at…
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Administration Audience: The End of “School”

This picture shows an empty and decaying school administration office.

This post is a derivative of a previous post. This one is written for an administration audience.  For many generations, “school” has been a place students attended with little control over time and place. Year to year, administrators would oversee the delivery…
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Teacher Audience: The End of “School”

A photo of an empty classroom facing toward an empty teacher desk and blank chalkboard

This post is a derivative of a previous post. This one is written for a teacher audience.  For many generations, “school” has been a place teachers provide learning opportunities for students. Year to year, teachers would dictate a pace and assign lessons to…
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Student Audience: The End of “School”

Image shows a room full of empty student desks

This post is a derivative of a previous post. This one is written for a student audience.  For many generations, “school” has been a place students attended with little control over time and place. Year to year, students would come to…
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The End of “School”

For many generations, “school” has been a construct that dictated a time and place for learning to occur. Year to year, students would come to a “school” to work on lessons assigned to them without true consideration if they mastered…
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